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Roman colony: Colonia Martia Julia Salonae.
Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You must make a wish, and either kiss or rub the toe of this impressive statue. Of course, take a picture too! St. Gregory was a very important figure in the history of Croatian people. Just a great attraction to visit!

Thank MaryEllen22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Again, we just chanced upon this handsome fellow in our travels and he is quite splendid. Handy to the gate to the old city so worth including in your travels.

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure what this was about but impressive I think your supposed to kiss his feet and only go in one direction for good luck !!

Thank patricia1416
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular site at the back of the palace. You are supposed to rub his big toe for good luck and on many occasions it was difficult to get anywhere near it due to the number of tourists, mainly nice Japanese people with cameras.

Thank billmonty
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crowds were amazing how they rushed to rub his foot, the statue created by Mestrvic is very tall. We went to the information centre and bought miniature feet to take it home for souvenir and gifts. Make sure you visit Mestrovic Gallery which we...More

Thank jmanasserian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an imposing statue crowded with tourists taking selfies. It is said that touching the foot brings you luck.

Thank NikoliGogol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A rather large statue just outside the palace. Rather imposing and we did wonder how it was moved (plaque says it was moved but I forget the details). Probably not worth a special visit but not hard to stumble across.

Thank Hepatacyte
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Again this is a lovely piece of art in a great setting just outside the city walls on the edge of parkland. This area gets busy but I suppose all of Split does

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Imposing statue with noticeable golden Toe from tourists rubbing it! Possibly not the best thing you will see in split but as it's so close to the old town you may as well see it while you're there.

Thank EmilyCooper123s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the most alluring statue, but everyone wants to pass it and touch it By wandering around you come to it and can look at it from all sides

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7 September 2017|
Response from NicolaLevett | Reviewed this property |
Head towards Diocletian's palace. Its at the Golden Gate entrance.